Thursday, September 03, 2015

Youth Making a Difference receives national award - News - PrattTribune - Pratt, KS - Pratt, KS

Youth Making a Difference receives national award - News - PrattTribune - Pratt, KS - Pratt, KS: "outh Making A Difference (YMAD), a program of the South Central Community Foundation in Pratt, Kan., that involves engaging youth from seven counties in philanthropy and grant-making, has received the 2015 Bob Carter Companies Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Group, given by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)."



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Friday, August 07, 2015

North shore Community Foundation aid Habitat for Humanity's ReStore | NOLA.com

North shore Community Foundation aid Habitat for Humanity's ReStore | NOLA.com: "The Northshore Community Foundation's Youth Philanthropy program aims for active engagement in the hopes of inspiring our youth to plan, act, and give for the common good of their community."



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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Pint-sized, ice cream-selling philanthropist raises thousands for charity

Pint-sized, ice cream-selling philanthropist raises thousands for charity: "Five-year-old Haylen Astalos is offering sweet frozen treats for an even sweeter cause this summer, raising thousands of dollars for charity, $2 at a time.
The pint-sized Alberta philanthropist came up with the idea for his money-raising ice cream stand after he turned five-years-old, Astalos' mom Tabitha Astalos told CTV's Canada AM on Wednesday."



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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Bettendorf boy grows out hair for charity in honor of late sister | WQAD.com

Bettendorf boy grows out hair for charity in honor of late sister | WQAD.com: "For more than two years a Bettendorf boy has been on a mission to grow his hair out for charity.

Blake Anderson, age 11, was on a mission was in honor of his sister, who died from cancer when she was 13 years old."



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Study: Children from poorer families are more altruistic than wealthier kids - Quartz

Study: Children from poorer families are more altruistic than wealthier kids - Quartz: "Children from less privileged families are more likely to behave altruistically than their wealthier counterparts, according to a study of 74 pre-kindergarten toddlers by the University of California, and published in Psychological Science."



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Monday, August 03, 2015

Youth for Yuletide make summer cool - The Telegraph - thetelegraph.com

Youth for Yuletide make summer cool - The Telegraph - thetelegraph.com: "Lily and Taylor host Christmas in July at their grandmother’s Godfrey business. Several Freer family members and friends of the girls’ from school or other occasions serve Sloppy Joes and Kool-Aid to whoever wants to attend because the event is open to the public. Lily, 8, and Taylor, 11, along with their friends, serve visitors lunch."



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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Midway students’ efforts result in covered bus stop - WacoTrib.com: Community News: NeighborPlus

Midway students’ efforts result in covered bus stop - WacoTrib.com: Community News: NeighborPlus: "he Kindness & Compassion Club was a major component leading to Hewitt Elementary’s Youth Philanthropists of the Year Award presented on National Philanthropy Day by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in November.
The KC Club is part of the district’s Rachel’s Challenge program. The group’s purpose is to keep the school mindful of serving the community."



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Twenty Two Oh Five | Sasha Dichter's Blog

Twenty Two Oh Five | Sasha Dichter's Blog: "What I didn’t know, until last night, was that a few of my son’s classmates took it upon themselves to raise money for Acumen as a thank you. They self-organized and went around to other classes in the school, talking about Acumen and asking kids to bring in bottles they would return for the 5 cent deposits.

So the $22.05 represents 441 bottles that 5th graders collected and returned because they wanted to help people they’ve never met who have less than they do."



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Thursday, June 25, 2015

YMAD a finalist for National Philanthropy Day honors - News - Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS - Kiowa County, KS

YMAD a finalist for National Philanthropy Day honors - News - Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS - Kiowa County, KS: "South Central Community Foundation’s (SCCF) youth philanthropy program, Youth Making a Difference (YMAD) has been named a finalist for the National Philanthropy Day Honors, recognizing extraordinary charitable work by individuals and organizations from across North America."



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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Area youth philanthopists honored | Local/State News | hutchnews.com

Area youth philanthopists honored | Local/State News | hutchnews.com: "he South Central Kansas program is one of three national finalists in the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy category. This unique program gives young high school members a taste of philanthropy. In 2003, South Central Community Foundation hired Maggie Southard as program manager to develop a youth philanthropy program.

The AFP Awards Committee will make the final selection in July, and the National Philanthropy Day Honors will take place in New York City on Nov. 12, 2015."



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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

'Philanthroteens': young people who use their pocket money to change the world | Voluntary Sector Network | The Guardian

'Philanthroteens': young people who use their pocket money to change the world | Voluntary Sector Network | The Guardian: "“I call them philanthroteens,” she tells the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network. “They want to go out in the real world and do something.”

Quoting findings from the Cassandra report, the blogger says nearly half of teenagers in the UK and the US want to volunteer, 32% have already donated money and just over one in 10 want to start a charity."



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Monday, June 22, 2015

Shining light shares flame of philanthropy | The Australian Jewish News

Shining light shares flame of philanthropy | The Australian Jewish News: "lthough only 21, the founder and president of Young Men 4 Gender Equality has already established five not-for-profit organisations in his native Mexico City, creating awareness about breast cancer, equality and environmental issues.

He is a mentor with the United Nations Youth Fund, a social innovator, youth leader and a human rights activist."



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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

CatholicHerald.co.uk » Vatican suspends charity agreement until FIFA investigation ends

CatholicHerald.co.uk » Vatican suspends charity agreement until FIFA investigation ends: "A charity for young people established by Pope Francis has suspended a donations agreement with a South American football federation, following the corruption scandal that erupted last month within the worldwide football federation, FIFA."



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Friday, May 29, 2015

The World Has Moved On, But Nepal's Youth Are Just Getting Started - NBC News

The World Has Moved On, But Nepal's Youth Are Just Getting Started - NBC News: "Much of the world came together to support Nepal but the youth of Nepal have been especially impressive," wrote Nepali fashion designer and political activist Shakun Sherchand on her Nepali Emergency Village Relief GoFundMe site. "There have been thousands of grassroots initiatives, self-organized, like our crowd sourcing fundraiser, that have sprung up all around the country and among Nepali communities globally. So much of the initial aid that went out from Kathmandu to the villages came from these person-to-person contacts and dedication.""



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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Leaside’s CGS lemonade and cookie sale funds to Nepal | The South Bayview Bulldog

Leaside’s CGS lemonade and cookie sale funds to Nepal | The South Bayview Bulldog: "Kids at Children’s Garden School have fulfilled their pledge to the CGS Principal’s Club by earning and donating $400 to the UNICEF Earthquake Relief Fund in aid of those struck so hard by multiple quakes in Nepal. The Principal’s Club teaches the selfless duty of philanthropy."



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Monday, May 18, 2015

Musical chairs for charity: USA students raise money with childhood game | AL.com

Musical chairs for charity: USA students raise money with childhood game | AL.com: "As future South Alabama alumni, the weight and responsibility placed on our shoulders will only grow heavier as we grow older, and it is never too early to begin improving the lives of others," she said."



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Dunes Learning Center receives $7,000 from VU students to fund Mighty Acorns : Duneland Community News

Dunes Learning Center receives $7,000 from VU students to fund Mighty Acorns : Duneland Community News: "CHESTERTON | Valparaiso University students awarded Dunes Learning Center a $7,000 grant as part of a special American literature and experiential philanthropy course.

Traditions of Giving and Serving in American Life introduces students to writings about charity and service, while taking them through a real-world grant development process. The program is made possible by the generous support of the Learning by Giving Foundation. Founded by Doris Buffett, Warren Buffett’s sister, this national organization is dedicated to teaching effective charitable giving."



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Friday, May 15, 2015

Inspiring youth philanthropy

Inspiring youth philanthropy: "Scott knows whereof she speaks. During high school, helping found and fund a nonprofit led her to become a Youth Advisory Council member and leader for In Youth We Trust at the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. “I saw all the facets of philanthropic organizations and how wonderful the work was,” she said. “After that, I knew I wanted to work in philanthropy as my career.”"



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Friday, May 08, 2015

Students' spring break uncovers 'infectious' work

Students' spring break uncovers 'infectious' work: "Both girls joined their Baptist Campus Ministry (BCM) team of 18 students on spring break from Eastern Kentucky University of Richmond, Ky. For most of the team, including sophomore Campbell and senior Wilcox, it was their first disaster relief ministry experience.

The students traded their spring vacations for 12-hour workdays and paid $250 each for the week to go and serve others in Long Island, N. Y. Their day began with breakfast at 6:30 a.m. and was followed by devotion and prayer time before the students divided into three work groups for job site assignments."



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Monday, May 04, 2015

Broadbridge Heath boy’s mountain climb for charity - West Sussex County Times

Broadbridge Heath boy’s mountain climb for charity - West Sussex County Times: "he ten-year-old will be completing the climb to raise money for charity Children With Cancer whom he has had a very close connection with for most of his life.

Ed was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when he was two-and-a-half-years-old and has been in and out of hospital for the past seven years."



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Philanthropy student helps provide sports gear to those in need: Student Spotlights: Spotlights & Profiles: Inside IUPUI: Indiana University

Philanthropy student helps provide sports gear to those in need: Student Spotlights: Spotlights & Profiles: Inside IUPUI: Indiana University: "The philanthropic spirit that Boone exhibited then led him to come to IUPUI and pursue a career in the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. And it also drew national attention from the Christian Science Monitor and Yahoo.com, who did stories on the nonprofit organization Boone launched. The attention helped earn the IUPUI student a nomination in the Jefferson Awards Lead360 program, a part of the Jefferson Awards Foundation"



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